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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk


Born: 19 May 1881

Died: 10 November 1938

Nationality: Turkish

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was an accomplished army officer come revolutionary, who became Turkey’s first President. Initially, he trained at European-style military schools within the Ottoman Empire and proved himself an able soldier/ leader in the final conflicts of the Ottoman Empire’s military and in World War I. After the war the Ottoman Sultanate, under the governance of Grand Vizier Damat Ferid Pasha, agreed to the 'Treaty of Sèvres' but Kemal and his newly established Turkish Parliament/ Grand National Assembly rejected this treaty and its ter